[WorldKings - Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Breakthrough innovations in Laika's 18 years of dedication to stop-motion animation (2005)
(worldkings.org) Laika (stylized as LAIKA) is an American stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercial content for all media, music videos, and short films. The studio is best known for its stop-motion feature films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link. It is owned by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and is located in Hillsboro, Oregon, part of the Portland metropolitan area.
Top 50 great animation studios in the world (P.36) Laika Studios: Studio technologizes stop-motion animated films
(WorldKings.org) Laika Animation Studios has become famous for it's mix of CGI and Stop Motion filmmaking through films
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